Vectorform is a digital transformation and innovation company. We are a team of designers, researchers, artists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and visionaries, and we are inventing the future for the world’s leading brands. Check out our past projects here.

We are looking for a Design Lead with a UI focus to join our growing User Experience team. Design Leads have the passion and talent for molding original, on-brand, user interfaces that stand out and make our clients and their customers feel surprised, delighted, and coming back for more.

Our Design Lead will work closely with other designers, and engineers in a hands-on role, overseeing an interdisciplinary team through concepting, product definition, and design. They have human-centered intuition for the way products should work and a deep understanding of what users want and need when it comes to digital experiences. This means leading design with:

A blend of:

  • Proven ability to design for a variety of audiences, brands, technologies, and industries
  • Creative visual storytelling and pushing past the obvious
  • Highly conceptual thinking in both visual and interaction design
  • Applying design heuristics and trends
  • Leadership and collaboration
  • Understanding the value of research methodologies to turn customer feedback into actionable findings
  • Dynamic creativity, willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact

To help:

  • Craft beautifully unique interfaces that are on-brand, consistent, easy to use, and accessible
  • Deliver and oversee design deliverables such as interface art direction, digital user interface designs, design systems, animations, interaction models, and prototypes

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Lead interdisciplinary teams on mid-size to large accounts in creating products and experiences that are memorable, technology agnostic, forward-thinking, and usable.
  • Build and communicate value around creative deliverables with enthusiasm, internally and externally
  • Utilize solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Establish captivating user interface art direction and ensure this direction is translated into production using comprehensive design systems and frameworks
  • Oversee the production and execute key deliverables through the design process such as presentations, mood boards, wireframes, comps, design systems, prototypes, and animations
  • Display strong attention to detail with the ability to accurately implement custom designs that scale to any screen size or digital application
  • Lead the creation of visually compelling presentations for solutions and deliverables
  • Evaluate and raise the level of the creative output of senior creatives, junior creatives, and team members
  • Mentor creative staff and engage in helping talent to grow our creative capability
  • The best solutions are a result of collaboration, so listening and anticipating the needs, concerns, and input from teammates across departments is key
  • Identify the tools, templates, and techniques that evolve existing approaches to optimize production and encourage creative growth
  • Collaborate with strategy and business development teams to create and develop new business opportunities and drive creative aspects of sales pursuits

Job requirements

  • 7+ years of professional experience as a UI Designer, Interaction Designer, or similar role
  • An online portfolio or samples of work on resume, demonstrating experience creating great end-to-end, user-centered design solutions and patterns, across a variety of devices and industries
  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree in design, or relevant professional experience within the design field is preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to present to and influence others
  • Open to feedback, knowing how and when to defend design choices
  • Experience leading design projects in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team
  • Proficient in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite

Innovation thrives when it’s informed by diverse perspectives and people.

Vectorform is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life, & Disability Insurance
  • HSA and FSA options
  • 401k with company match
  • Maternity and paternity time off
  • Free financial assistance with advisors
  • Remote work
  • Flexible work schedule options
  • Sabbatical Program
  • Paid vacation time, holidays, and unlimited sick time

Our Invention Manifesto

At Vectorform, invention isn’t just an opportunity; It’s a responsibility to express our ideas and be the fuel that drives the human condition forward. Whether we’re inventing new digital solutions, transforming organizations, or forging new firms, we are obsessive about improving the world and how people experience it.

Skills

User Experience Design (UX)
User Interface Design
Mood Boards
Art Direction
Digital Transformation
Visual Storytelling
Research Methodologies
Molding
Verbal Communication Skills
Website Wireframe
Enthusiasm
Detail Oriented
User Interface
Creativity